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Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

Adam Graham

The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio's Pat Novak series, featuring 18 episodes of Pat Novak and two episodes of Johnny Madero, all starring Jack Webb.



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Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Jun 6, 2017 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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An old man is killed and with his dying last word, he asks Novak to deliver a letter to John St. John. Original Air Date: October 13, 1946 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715…
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Aug 26, 2014 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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An altar boy is shot and killed in a church saving Novak’s life. Novak’s goal: get the killer. Original Air Date: June 26, 1949
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Mar 9, 2010 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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Johnny Madero is offered $50 to buy an item at an auction. His client disappears and before he knows it, Warchek from homicide is breathing down his neck. Original Air Date: June 2 Read more ...
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Mar 2, 2010 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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  A rich man from Nob Hill hires Johnny to find a man whose name he keeps hearing in his dreams. Original Air Date: June 19, 1947 Quote of the Show: You have enough probl Read more ...
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Feb 23, 2010 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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An altar boy is shot and killed in a church saving Novak’s life. Novak’s goal: get the killer. Original Air Date: June 26, 1949
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Feb 16, 2010 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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  Two men kidnap Pat Novak from a wrestling match and demand he take them to a man Novak doesn’t know by the name of Joe Dineen. Original Air Date: June 19, 1949
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Feb 9, 2010 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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Novak is hired by an old flame and finds himself once again, in the thick of a murder investigation. Original Air Date: June 12, 1949 “Hou Read more ...
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Feb 2, 2010 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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  Pat Novak hired to follow a woman, and while he’s doing it, she drops dead in a phone book and once again Hellman puts the finger on Novak. Original Air Date: June 5, 1949
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Jan 26, 2010 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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A dying man gives Novak an envelope with the mission to deliver it to John St. John. Original Air Date: May 22, 1949 “I hit the floor and made Rip Van Winkle look like Read more ...
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Jan 19, 2010 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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Pat Novak’s hired to deliver a geranium. He’s hit by a car after the pick-up and that’s just the start of his trouble. Original Air Date: May 14, 1949
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Jan 12, 2010 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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Pat Novak is hired by an attorney to keep an eye on a woman whose husband has returned from the Navy. The Attorney alleges the husband is an imposter. “She was right about th Read more ...
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Jan 5, 2010 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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A gunsol steals a boat from Pat Novak, and winds up dead, and when Novak goes to the Hotel he finds a nightclub singer dead. As usual, Hellman’s ready to pin the crime on Novak. Read more ...
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Dec 29, 2009 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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Pat Novak does a favor for a friend out of prison and picks up a package. He returns to his office to find a cop standing over a dead body. Original Air Dat Read more ...
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Dec 22, 2009 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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When Pat Novak gets the wrong bundle at the laundry, he tries to switch with the man who was given his shirts. Novak is knocked out and wakes up next to a dead b Read more ...
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Dec 15, 2009 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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A priest hires Pat Novak to intercept an escaping convict. However, when Novak allows the convict to make an unplanned stop, trouble of the lethal kind ensues. Original Air Dat Read more ...
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Dec 8, 2009 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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After being hired to pay off a beautiful woman’s brother’s gambling debt, Novak finds himself next to a dead body with Inspector Hellman on the way up. Get to enjoy the b Read more ...
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Dec 1, 2009 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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Pat Novak gets an offer for $300 from a beautiful woman to stay away from boxer Rory Malone, and $300 from Malone’s manager. Whichever side he ends up on, it’s going to be troub Read more ...
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Nov 24, 2009 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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Pat Novak comes across a man tossed in the bay, who gives him the key to a bus locker. A woman pays him $200 to bring her the contents of the locker. Quotes: “It Read more ...
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Nov 17, 2009 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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Pat Novak’s hired to find a horse, and he finds the horse and a dead body. Original Air Date: March 6, 1949 Jockey: I want a horse. Can you find me a hor Read more ...
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Nov 10, 2009 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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(Courtesy of Digital Deli.) A woman with apparent amnesia stumbles into Pat Novak and then dies. Novak has to fin Read more ...
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Nov 3, 2009 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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When Pat Novak finds $1000 depsited in his bank account and a beautiful woman who wants him to find a Jack of Clubs, he runs into murder.  Original Air Date: February 20, 1949 Read more ...
Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Oct 27, 2009 Pat Novak for Hire – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
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Pat Novak is hired to frighten a man named Dixie Gillian, but when an empty gun goes off, he finds himself facing a murder charge.’ “You couldn’t hold a moth Read more ...